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Journal Article
Study

How physicians think: a case-based diagnostic simulation exercise.

Gupta A, Quinn M, Saint S, et al. Diagnosis (Berl). 2020;Epub Jul 23.

This article describes the use of a case-based simulation to explore how physicians reason, create differential diagnoses, and ultimately achieve a correct diagnosis. Participating physicians who achieved the correct diagnosis (herpes zoster) utilized systems-based or anatomic approaches, rather than focuses on life-threatening diagnoses alone, and employed debiasing strategies.